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The Classical Ideas Podcast

Simply stated, religion matters. Religion matters not only for personal reasons, but also for social, economic, political, and military purposes. Unfortunately, studies suggest that religious knowledge and cultural literacy for any religious tradition is either in decline or is non-existent in the United States, despite being one of the most religiously diverse nation on earth. Today, religion is implicated in nearly every major national and international issue. The public arena is awash in religious explanations and arguments for nearly every issue. The goal of The Classical Ideas Podcast is to empower students with the core knowledge of major world religions to improve citizenship and agency in a diverse society. Welcome to the show!

info_outline EP 160: Catholic Sex Abuse w/Dr. Brian Clites 05/21/2020
info_outline Ep 159: Dr. Tia Noelle Pratt on African-American Catholic Identity, Sex Abuse, and Systemic Racism 05/15/2020
info_outline EP 158: Vodun, Voodoo, and the Movies with Emily Crews 05/08/2020
info_outline EP 157: Seasons of Moon and Flame w/Danielle Dulsky 05/01/2020
info_outline EP 156: Witchcraft in the Early Modern Period w/Dr. Julia Gossard 04/27/2020
info_outline EP 155: Mormon Fundamentalism w/Dr. Cristina Rosetti 04/18/2020
info_outline EP 154: "The Hungry Ghost" with Dalena Storm 04/10/2020
info_outline Ep 153: Apocalypse Stories w/ Dr. Kelly J. Baker 04/02/2020
info_outline Ep 152: The Clunky Oars (Oran Parker interviews Greg) 04/01/2020
info_outline Ep 151: Online Churches and Religion w/Dr. Tim Hutchings 03/25/2020
info_outline EP 150: Staying Grounded in Uncertain Times w/Deborah Eden Tull 03/17/2020
info_outline EP 149: Jukai and Zen training with Robert Schaefer 03/14/2020
info_outline EP 148: Roshi Grace Schireson on "Naked in the Zendo" 02/29/2020
info_outline EP 147: Religious Literacy and Teacher Education w/Chris Murray 02/16/2020
info_outline EP 146: The Krampus Conundrum w/Madison Tarleton 02/01/2020
info_outline EP 145: Tibetan Buddhist Vegetarianism w/ Dr. Geoffrey Barstow 01/22/2020
info_outline EP 144: Havamal with Dr. Jackson Crawford 01/11/2020
info_outline EP 143: Teaching and Sikh Visibility with Dr. Simran Jeet Singh 12/27/2019
info_outline EP 142: "Beyond Chrismukkah" with Dr. Samira Mehta 12/16/2019
info_outline EP 141: Pious Fashion and Muslim Women with Dr. Liz Bucar 12/06/2019
info_outline Black Friday Birthday Bonus Podcast with Dr. Liz Bucar 11/29/2019
info_outline EP 140: American Jews: How 1789 Created 2019 w/Dr. Shari Rabin 11/24/2019
info_outline EP 139: Brad Warner on Letters to a Dead Friend About Zen 11/15/2019
info_outline Ep 138: Undergraduate Religious Studies & Study Abroad w/ Jordan Baggs 11/05/2019
info_outline Cycling Through the End of History with Mike Dimkich of Bad Religion (BONUS EPISODE) 11/02/2019
info_outline Ep 137: America's Most Famous Catholic, Stephen Colbert (w/Dr. Stephanie Brehm) 10/13/2019
info_outline EP 136: Conversion Therapy w/ Dr. Chris Babits 10/06/2019
info_outline Ep 135: Dr. Amy Artman on Charismatic Christianity and the Life of Kathryn Kuhlman (Featuring Dan Jones) 09/29/2019
info_outline Ep134: From Suffering to Peace with Mark Coleman 09/24/2019
info_outline Ep 133: Charismatic Religions and the Vineyard Movement w/ Dr. Maren Freudenberg 09/16/2019
 
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